India’s next assignment in the jam-packed home season is a three-match ODI series against the number-one ranked team in the said format, New Zealand. The first game will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on January 18. The two teams had locked horns in an ODI series in New Zealand in November 2022 when the home team won the said series by a margin of 1-0.
With the Indian team very high on confidence after winning the ODI series by 3-0 against Sri Lanka, they will go into the next series starting on Wednesday as the big favoUrites. Meanwhile, here we will take a look at the top 3 active Indian run-scorers against New Zealand in ODIs:
1. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli, the former skipper of the Indian Cricket team, is one of the best ODI batters that team India ever had. He does not believe in passive resistance. He is a proponent of all-out aggression.
Virat Kohli has played 26 matches against the Kiwis and scored 1378 runs at an outstanding average of almost 60. He has smashed 5 centuries and 8 half centuries against New Zealand. Kohli has performed really well against Kiwi bowlers. Meanwhile, Tim Southee has the most dismissal record against Virat Kohli.
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